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Friday, March 24
The Tribune Co. and DirecTV hugged it out, so you'll be able to watch the Cubs home opener on WGN today -- but if you are coming in from
the suburbs, out of town for the game, the CTA Tattler has some recommendations for your Red Line ride to the stadium.